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How startups can contribute positively to the world around them

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd April 2017
Marcus Franck is founder of London-based startup, Franck Energy. He is an expert in renewable energy technology and helps UK homeowners switch to green solutions. Here he writes how startups can contribute positively to the world around them... "There’s no doubt that running a startup contributes to a very hectic lifestyle, and often it can become the centre of your world for prol...
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5 Office Design Tips for Startups

by: Startacus Admin ~ 27th March 2017
As a startup, most of your time and effort is often poured into getting the company off the ground - and with many businesses starting life from a home-based office, finding a practical workspace is something that usually comes months after a business has launched. Aparently, a healthy working environment results in happy and productive workers - and with four in ten small businesses not making i...
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3 unexpected lessons Athletics taught this Founder about startups

by: Startacus Admin ~ 23rd March 2017
There are more parallels between the sport of athletics and startups than you think. The Founder of PinU Haris Adu shares his thoughts and the key lessons learnt on just that..."There are more parallels between the sport of Athletics and startups than you think. For a start both of them are winner take all, a lot of the hard work goes unnoticed until you win and it can be over in a flash. Even if ...
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Tips for Creating Your Blog Content Strategy

by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th March 2017
Startacus recently ran a social media marketing workshop for startups at NI shared creative workspace Eighty81. Part of the workshop focused on creating an overall content strategy - and so to pass on some of this advice, we thought wise to share some valuable tips for all to read.Here we focus specifically on creating your blog content strategy, which will make up a core part of your ov...
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Development Gone Wrong: What to do if your developer has a howler

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th March 2017
Development Gone Wrong! This article from the good folk at Linkilaw will look at what to do if your developer has a howler & how to manage the problem, from prevention through to cure..."This is an all-too-common story these days in the thriving tech world. Too many companies are having developer issues, many of which lead to costly and inefficient litigation. You’re an idea guy or gal....
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Steps and Processes of Gaining Capital from a VC Investor

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th March 2017
Our last two venture capitalist articles covered the questions to expect and to ask at a VC meeting, and how to get the most out of a VC meeting. We promised to go over how the process works and give some more insight into what to expect from the process of gaining capital from a VC. First, let’s start with the basics. A venture capitalist - in the form of an individual, partnership, firm, ...
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VC Meetings: Questions to Ask and to Expect

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st March 2017
We mentioned in our article about getting the most out of a meeting with a VC that you should expect some tough questions from them, and that there are some questions you should ask in return. The meeting should not be one-sided - this is the opportunity to open a dialogue with someone who could be the key to your success, and to start building a relationship with them. Although the main objective...
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Scaling Up Your Startup - Challenges You Will Face

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th February 2017
Starting a business and building a startup is hard work - a bumpy road full of challenges to overcome. But overcome them you have. You have attained product/market fit, you are profitable, your brand is known, you have completed the first stage of the journey to the huge success you’ve always dreamed of. Now you want to be more profitable, make your brand known far and wide, attain greater s...
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Tips for Getting the most out of a VC Investor Meeting

by: Startacus Admin ~ 23rd February 2017
When building a tech startup that's starting to scale, it’s a good bet that you will spend a lot of time trying to raise funding. Arguably, the most important part of this will be the first few (or many) meetings with different VCs. Whether you are looking for funding to start or to expand, the first time you meet with a VC (Venture Capital) will be vital in showing them that you and your ...
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Scaling Your Tech Startup - key things to consider

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd February 2017
Without scalability, your tech startup is doomed to remain a small operation - perhaps even simply doomed. If you go into it knowing that it isn’t scalable and that you don’t need it to be, that’s totally one thing; however, if you go into a tech startup not thinking about scalability full stop...doom! That said, it’s unlikely that you’ll willingly have little to no ...
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Finding Work–Life Balance as a Startup Founder

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th February 2017
For entrepreneurs, the lines between work and personal life can blur significantly and the scales can tip heavily in favour of the former. This isn’t good for the entrepreneur’s friendships, family life, even their business and, ultimately, their health and mental well-being. The divorce rate for entrepreneurs is often suggested as being higher than the average, demonstrating just what...
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Leaving Your Startup - Some reasons why enough is enough

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th February 2017
Entrepreneurs know that running a startup isn’t just a huge part of your life; it is like a relationship. It takes hard work, dedication, consumes nearly all of your time, and drains your bank account. Just as with relationships, startup journeys have their problems, their ups and downs, their bumps in the road. Bailing because the going gets tough is a bad move in either case; however, just...
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